Butler County Amateur Radio Public Service Group

Dedicated to working with Butler County 9-1-1 Emergency Services

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Butler County Net – New Time

The weeknight (M-F) Butler County Net is going back to 7:00 PM effective October 3, 2022. This net will be held weeknights at 7:00 PM except on Mondays where it will start at 6:45 PM.

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News

1/21/2023Doctor Andrew Wisler, New Brighton, Pa., earned his Technician Class License today, with a perfect score, at our monthly Saturday exam session, held at the Winfield Township Municiple Building.  Special thanks goes out to VE’s Brian Adey / KR3W and Jeff Aronsohn / N3FYW, who came over from Ellwood City and Zelienople to assist Mike Mulas / N3DRM with the test session!  Dr. Wisler has accepted our traditional first year free membership in the PSG.  Congratulations and welcome to the PSG Andrew!!

1/14/2023 – Congratulations to Club Member Martin Hoover / KC3OSW who tested and earned his General Class License this week.  Additionally, Brandon Rozell also tested and is now a Technician Class Amateur Radio Operator.  Please welcome KC3VKP to our hobby and our PSG Club!!  What a GREAT start to the new year!!!

12/15/2022Michael Anthony / NV3C has joined the PSG!  Mike is an Extra Class operator, a member of the ARRL, ARES and Sky-Warn.  He’s now a new member of our VE Team and has also applied for Region 13 ACS membership!  We are also honored to welcome a new Technician Class operator, Kevin Young / KC3VGM to the club!  He has just accepted our new operator 1st Year Honorary PSG Testing Membership!  What a GREAT club and wonderful way to close out 2022!!

11/19/2022 – Congratulations goes out to Kevin Young (KC3VGM) for earning his Technician Class License on Saturday!  Kevin, welcome to this interestingly diverse hobby!  

10/15/2022 – PSG Member, Mike Giobbi (KC3UMS) was the first person to utilize the NEW PSG Third Saturday Testing Session.  Congratulations Mike, on earning your Extra Class Operator License!  It’s truly an exceptional standard of achievement!!   

9/17/2022 – Our newest General Class operator Mary McLaughlin set her sights on earning an Extra Class Ticket and did just that this very morning.  Congratulations KC3HMB!!!  Three tests, twelve days, now an Extra Class operator, this is exceptional, and definitely not the norm! 

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Club Net Dates

ACS net at 7:45 PM.  Digital training net to follow at 8:00 PM.  Dates & net control ops:

  • 1 February – W3TXG
  • 8 Februrary – Monthly Meeting (No Net)
  • 15 February – KC3TFX
  • 22 February – KA3RNF
  • 1 March – W3TXG
  • 8 March – Monthly Meeting (No Net)
  • 15 March – KC3TFX

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February 8 - Next Club Meeting

Our next monthly meeting will be at the Butler County Emergency Operations Center, 120 McCune Road, Butler, PA.  Meeting will start at 7:30 PM.

Remote access options will be available for those who prefer to participate from home.

License Exams

Ham radio license exams, led by the club’s volunteer examiners, are available after the monthly meeting or upon request.

Check our events section above for announcements about upcoming exam sessions.